Mercer University

Macon, GA

Mercer University

Macon, GA

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Undergrad Science & Engineering

Tuition & Fees

$37,808

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Average freshman score by percentile.

75th
670
25th
600
75th
670
25th
580
75th
33
25th
24
75th
28
25th
24
75th
31
25th
25
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undergraduateRatios

36%

male

64%

female

13

students

1

faculty

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Moderately Selective

78%

acceptance rate

Accepted 4,417
Declined 1,234
Total Received 5,651
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Private

5,420

undergraduate students

4,513

graduate students

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Location

School Facts

Mercer University, founded in 1833, is a private university. Its 150-acre campus is located in Macon, 85 miles south of Atlanta.

Official website Visit website
Application link Apply online
Public/private Private
Campus enrollment 9,933
Established in 1833
Coeducational Coeducational

Social Networks

150-acre campus in Macon (population: 153,095), 85 miles south of Atlanta; branch campus in Atlanta. Served by air and bus; major airport and train serve Atlanta. Public transportation serves campus.

  • Campus Setting: Small-medium city

Mercer University
1501 Mercer University Drive
Macon, GA
31207-0001

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
78%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
93%
Percent of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
no
Students are not required to live in school housing
yes
Students may have cars on campus
no
Alcohol is not permitted on campus to students of legal age
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% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
36%
Top 1/4
68%
Top 1/2
92%
Bottom 1/2
8%
Bottom 1/4
1%

Test Scores

Average freshman score by percentile.

75th
670
25th
600
75th
670
25th
580
75th
33
25th
24
75th
28
25th
24
75th
31
25th
25

Admissions Facts

Application fee $50
Admissions interview (required or recommended) Neither
Common application accepted yes
Application deadline (priority deadline) February 1
Application deadline (final deadline) July 1
School has early action program yes
Early action program application deadline November 1; Early Action II deadline: December 1
SAT/ACT requirements SAT or ACT Considered if submitted

Moderately Selective

78%

acceptance rate

Accepted 4,417
Declined 1,234
Total Received 5,651

Admissions Factors

Required

TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language
Secondary School Record
Completion of college-prepatory program
Secondary School GPA

Recommended

Secondary School Rank

Neither required nor recommended

Formal demonstration of competencies
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)
Recommendations

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Admissions Right Now

Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Career
  • Personal
  • Psychological
  • Religious

Remedial services offered

Not reported

Career placement services

  • Alumni network
  • Career/job search classes
  • Co-op education
  • Interest inventory
  • Internships
  • Interview training
  • On-campus job interviews
  • Resume assistance

Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

Not Reported

Additional services

  • Health insurance
  • Health service
  • Nonremedial tutoring
  • Placement service

Special programs for physically disabled students

  • Note-taking services
  • Other
  • Reader services
  • Talking books
  • Tape recorders
  • Tutors
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Financial Aid

93%

Of undergraduate students
receiving financial aid

$23,635

Average financial aid

Cost

Tuition $37,508
Room $6,420
Board $6,650
Additional fees $300
Books & supplies $1,200
Total $52,078
Average Financial Aid - $23,635
Total with Avg. Aid $28,443
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Financial Aid Office


P: 800 637-2378
F: 478 301-2671

Varsity Sports

M W
Baseball
Basketball
Beach volleyball
Football
Golf
Lacrosse
Soccer
Softball
Tennis
Track and field outdoor
Track and field x country
Volleyball
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Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
Southern Conference

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting.
Adult Health Nurse/Nursing.
African-American/Black Studies.
Anthropology, General.
Art/Art Studies, General.
Athletic Training/Trainer.
Biochemistry.
Bioengineering and Biomedical Engineering.
Biology/Biological Sciences, General.
Biomedical Sciences, General.
Business Administration and Management, General.
Business Administration, Management and Operations, Other.
Business/Commerce, General.
Chemistry, General.
Chemistry, Other.
Civil Engineering, General.
Clinical Psychology.
Community Health and Preventive Medicine.
Computer Engineering, General.
Computer Programming, Specific Platforms.
Computer Science.
Computer Software Engineering.
Computer and Information Sciences, Other.
Computer and Information Systems Security/Auditing/Information Assurance.
Conducting.
Counseling Psychology.
Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services.
Creative Writing.
Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration.
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies.
Criminology.
Curriculum and Instruction.
Divinity/Ministry.
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General.
Economics, General.
Educational Leadership and Administration, General.
Electrical and Electronics Engineering.
Elementary Education and Teaching.
Engineering, General.
Engineering, Other.
English Language and Literature, General.
English/Language Arts Teacher Education.
Entrepreneurship/Entrepreneurial Studies.
Environmental/Environmental Health Engineering.
Family Practice Nurse/Nursing.
Finance, General.
Fine/Studio Arts, General.
French Language and Literature.
German Language and Literature.
Graphic Design.
Health Information/Medical Records Administration/Administrator.
Health/Health Care Administration/Management.
History, General.
Homeland Security.
Human Resources Development.
Human Resources Management/Personnel Administration, General.
Informatics.
Information Science/Studies.
Information Technology.
International Business/Trade/Commerce.
International Policy Analysis.
International Relations and Affairs.
Journalism.
Junior High/Intermediate/Middle School Education and Teaching.
Keyboard Instruments.
Latin Language and Literature.
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies.
Logistics, Materials, and Supply Chain Management.
Management Science.
Management Sciences and Quantitative Methods, Other.
Marketing, Other.
Marketing/Marketing Management, General.
Marriage and Family Therapy/Counseling.
Mass Communication/Media Studies.
Mathematics Teacher Education.
Mathematics, General.
Mechanical Engineering.
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other.
Music Performance, General.
Music Teacher Education.
Music, General.
Music, Other.
Neuroscience.
Nursing Science.
Pharmacy, Pharmaceutical Sciences, and Administration, Other.
Philosophy, Other.
Philosophy.
Physician Associate/Assistant.
Physics, General.
Political Science and Government, General.
Pre-Medicine/Pre-Medical Studies.
Psychology, General.
Public Health, General.
Regional Studies (U.S., Canadian, Foreign).
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse.
Religion/Religious Studies.
Religious/Sacred Music.
Science Teacher Education/General Science Teacher Education.
Secondary Education and Teaching.
Social Sciences, General.
Social Studies Teacher Education.
Sociology, General.
Spanish Language and Literature.
Speech Communication and Rhetoric.
Statistics, General.
Technical and Scientific Communication.
Theology/Theological Studies.
Women's Studies.
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Programs Offered

  • Accelerated study
  • Certificate programs
  • Distance Learning
  • Double majors
  • Dual degrees
  • Honors program
  • Independent study
  • Internships
  • Pass/fail grading option
  • Phi Beta Kappa
  • Self-designed majors
  • Weekend College

Cooperative Education Programs

  • Art
  • Business
  • Computer Science
  • Engineering
  • Humanities
  • Natural Science
  • Social/Behavioral Science
  • Other

Pre-professional Programs

  • Pre-dentistry
  • Pre-law
  • Pre-medicine
  • Pre-optometry
  • Pre-pharmacy
  • Pre-theology
  • Pre-veterinary science

9,933

total students

87%

in-state

13%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

55%

5,420
students

Female
64%
3,462

Male
36%
1,958

45%

4,513
students

Female
66%
3,001

Male
34%
1,512

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

82%

4,430
students

Female
61%
2,718

Male
39%
1,712

18%

990
students

Female
75%
744

Male
25%
246

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Student Break-down

1%
Nonresident aliens
30%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native American or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
7%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
6%
Hispanic/Latino
45%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
4%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
3%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Enrollment

164

Transfer applicants enrolled

3%

Students are transfer students

Transfer Requirements

Minimum requirements High School GPA: 3.40
College GPA: 2.50
High school transcript Required of Some
College transcript(s) Required of All
Essay or personal statement Not Required/Recommended
Interview Required of Some
Standardized test scores Not Required/Recommended
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s) Required of All

Transfer Application Deadline

Fall: April 15

Spring: November 15

Summer: March 15

Transfer Credits

Minimum transfers must complete

32

semester hours

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International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 38
Countries most often represented Canada
France
India
Saudi Arabia
Vietnam
The United Kingdom
Special services offered for international applicants ESL program/classes
English lab
Special counselors/advisors
Special orientation
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